A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
10/13/1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors revealed
October 13, 1989. Woody Allen is not generally thought of as a director of crime movies, but there are Take The Money and Run, Manhattan Murder Mystery, and Small Time Crooks, among others. And there is Crimes and Misdemeanors, released on this day.
Allen and Martin Landau star as two men in bad marriages, at least one of whom is considering murder as a solution.
The movie was nominated for three Oscars, and the Edgar.